Whatever pretended pessimists in search of notoriety may say, most people are naturally kind, at heart.
~ James Branch Cabell ~
The Cream of the Jest
"If a rule prevents you from improving or maintaining Wikipedia, ignore it." Foundational Principles against overly-controlling forces developing on the wikis.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
Even if you have read them before, PLEASE EXAMINE ANEW: Wikipedia:Ignore all rules
, and the other links available there, including the links delineating much which Wikipedia was NOT
These were some of the earliest directives established by the founding workers on the Wikimedia projects.
"Ignore all rules: If rules make you nervous and depressed, and not desirous of participating in the wiki, then ignore them entirely and go about your business." ~ RulesToConsider
"IAR is policy, always has been" ~ Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales
This is an account of Kalki, who has also used many other account-names here, some since the very first days of this Wiki.
~ John Adams ~
I chose to start using this name on the 29th of April 2007, inspired by my familiarity with some of the works of Taliesin, and R. S. Thomas, and the desire to familiarize a few other people with their work, through my activity here. ~ Taliesin 08:29, 17 November 2009 (UTC)
I have also long used the name Kalki (talk · contributions) here, a name which I have actually used to some extent from the earliest years of my life. That is my primary account here, and probably on most, if not all, of the Wikimedia projects where I have been active at all. ~ Taliesin 23:45, 11 November 2009 (UTC)